Smith Anderson client Dominion Energy and Dominion’s senior vice president and general counsel, Carlos Brown, are featured in the Black In-House Counsel’s 2022 Annual Report.
“Disrupting the Status Quo: Carlos Brown on Using His Influence to Change Culture and Increase Diversity" describes how Carlos has assembled a team of attorneys who are some of the best of the best, including Smith Anderson attorney Sharita Whitaker. Carlos details Dominion Energy’s efforts to provide “consistent and meaningful work to diverse lawyers in large firms and to diverse-owned law firms.”
Sharita advises Dominion Energy on real estate matters, joining other talented attorneys who are part of The Dominion Legal Diversity Plan, comprised of other Black attorneys who counsel Dominion Energy on a wide-range of legal matters.
According to the article, these lawyers are at the forefront of many of Dominion Energy matters, and Carlos Brown and his team ensure that their work is recognized and rewarded.
The full Black In-House Counsel 2022 Annual Report can be viewed here.
Black In-House Counsel (BIHC) is the premier source of information and engagement for Black attorneys across the legal industry, increasing awareness of Black attorneys in Fortune 500 legal departments and AmLaw 100 law firms. Through events, publications, digital networks, career development programs, and hands-on events, BIHC is helping to forge a new path for Black attorneys at law firms and in-house legal departments.